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Bracero railroaders. the forgotten World War II story of Mexican workers in the U.S. West.

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Material Type
Book
Author
Gamboa, Erasmo
Call Number
HD 8039 .R12 U634 2016
Material Type
Book
Author
Gamboa, Erasmo
Physical Description
xi, 236 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects
Foreign workers, Mexican--United States--History--20th century
Railroads--United States--Employees--History--20th century
World War, 1939-1945--Manpower--United States
World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States
Railroads--United States--History--20th century
World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Mexican American
World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Labor and the railroad industry before World War II -- The Great Depression, deportations, and recovery -- We will need the Mexicans back -- Railroad track workers needed; where are the domestic laborers? -- Bracero railroaders, "soldiers of democracy" -- Contractual promises to keep -- The perils of being a bracero -- The deception further exposed -- Split families: repercussions at home and away -- Victory and going home -- Forgotten railroad soldiers -- Epilogue.
ISBN
9780295998329 hardcover ; alkaline paper
0295998326 hardcover ; alkaline paper
Call Number
HD 8039 .R12 U634 2016
Location
Reference - Diversity
Source Record ID
14844
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Child and older woman standing in open area with buildings in the background

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Collection
CSRM Portraits Collection
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Corporate_name
Southern Pacific
Personal Name
Marin, Lorena Ortiz
Valadez, Gloria
Subject
Mexican Americans
Geographic Location
California. Truckee
Material Type
Photograph
Format
B&W
Description
Child and older woman standing in open area with buildings in the background
Copyright Statement
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. Permission to use must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Library & Archives.
Notes
On reverse: Gloria Valadez and Grandmother, Lorena Ortiz Marin, in Truckee [California]
Filing Location
P 1940
Source Record ID
18871
Collection
CSRM Portraits Collection
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Children standing on railroad track

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Collection
CSRM Portraits Collection
  1 image  
Corporate_name
Southern Pacific
Subject
Mexican Americans
Geographic Location
California. Truckee
Material Type
Photograph
Description
Children standing on railroad track
Copyright Statement
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. Permission to use must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Library & Archives.
Notes
On reverse: Cousin of Gloria Valadez
Filing Location
P 1939
Source Record ID
18870
Collection
CSRM Portraits Collection
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Jessie Marin in front of a house

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Collection
CSRM Portraits Collection
  1 image  
Corporate_name
Southern Pacific
Personal Name
Marin, Jessie
Subject
Mexican Americans
Railroad employees
Geographic Location
California. Truckee
Material Type
Photograph
Description
Jessie Marin in front of a house
Copyright Statement
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. Permission to use must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Library & Archives.
Filing Location
P 1932
Source Record ID
18863
Collection
CSRM Portraits Collection
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Joe Marin and his family

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Collection
CSRM Portraits Collection
  1 image  
Corporate_name
Southern Pacific
Personal Name
Marin, Joe
Subject
Mexican Americans
Railroad employees
Geographic Location
California. Truckee
Material Type
Photograph
Description
Joe Marin and his family
Copyright Statement
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. Permission to use must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Library & Archives.
Notes
On reverse: Joe Marin and his family
Filing Location
P 1937
Source Record ID
18868
Collection
CSRM Portraits Collection
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Joe Marin and others clearing tracks of snow

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Date
1965
Collection
CSRM Portraits Collection
  1 image  
Corporate_name
Southern Pacific
Personal Name
Marin, Joe
Subject
Mexican Americans
Railroad employees
Geographic Location
California. Truckee
Date
1965
Material Type
Photograph
Description
Joe Marin and others clearing tracks of snow
Copyright Statement
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. Permission to use must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Library & Archives.
Filing Location
P 1935
Source Record ID
18866
Collection
CSRM Portraits Collection
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Joe Marin and others standing near track house

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Collection
CSRM Portraits Collection
  1 image  
Corporate_name
Southern Pacific
Personal Name
Marin, Joe
Subject
Mexican Americans
Railroad employees
Geographic Location
California. Truckee
Material Type
Photograph
Description
Joe Marin and others standing near track house
Copyright Statement
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. Permission to use must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Library & Archives.
Filing Location
P 1934
Source Record ID
18865
Collection
CSRM Portraits Collection
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Joe Marin and other workers in the snow

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Collection
CSRM Portraits Collection
  1 image  
Corporate_name
Southern Pacific
Personal Name
Marin, Joe
Subject
Mexican Americans
Railroad employees
Material Type
Photograph
Description
Joe Marin and other workers in the snow
Copyright Statement
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. Permission to use must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Library & Archives.
Filing Location
P 1922
Source Record ID
18375
Collection
CSRM Portraits Collection
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Joe Marin and workmen around Truckee, California

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Collection
CSRM Portraits Collection
  1 image  
Corporate_name
Southern Pacific
Personal Name
Marin, Joe
Subject
Mexican Americans
Railroad employees
Geographic Location
California. Truckee
Material Type
Photograph
Description
Joe Marin and workmen around Truckee, California
Copyright Statement
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. Permission to use must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Library & Archives.
Notes
On reverse: Joe Marin & workmen around Truckee [California]
Filing Location
P 1938
Source Record ID
18869
Collection
CSRM Portraits Collection
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Joe Marin and workmen shoveling snow outside snowshead in Truckee, California

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Collection
CSRM Portraits Collection
  1 image  
Corporate_name
Southern Pacific
Personal Name
Marin, Joe
Subject
Mexican Americans
Railroad employees
Geographic Location
California. Truckee
Material Type
Photograph
Description
Joe Marin and workmen shoveling snow outside snowshead in Truckee, California
Copyright Statement
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. Permission to use must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Library & Archives.
Notes
On reverse: Joe Marin and workmen in Truckee
Filing Location
P 1930
Source Record ID
18861
Collection
CSRM Portraits Collection
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